November 20, 2020
Painting For The People (Part II)
Youth leaders discuss painting a fence mural on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive as a part of The Shelter Project, a community collaboration which creates a bus shelter and fence mural painting for the neighborhood with collaborators Kim Jayne and Hassan Shariff from the Wellston Loop Community Development Corporation, bus shelter designers Jessica Colangelo and Charles Sharpless from Somewhere Studio, LLC, and Adrian Gonzalez from Katherine Bernhardt's studio. Youth Council members worked with artist Katherine Bernhardt to create the mural, which is located on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. at Hodiamont. Recorded live in Zoom September 15, 2020.
The Shelter Project is sponsored in part by Wellston Loop Community Development Corporation, Somewhere Studio, LLC, Wells Goodfellow Neighborhood Improvement Association, Katherine Bernhardt, Metro St. Louis, Alberici Constructors, Inc., Ryan Goser of Goser Structural Engineering, LLC, LJ Punch, MD and “The T”, Cure Violence, and Saint Louis Story Stitchers youth programs such as mural painting and community organizing for The Shelter Project are supported through grants from the City of St. Louis Youth Crime Prevention grant of 2020, Youthbridge Community Foundation Nonprofit Recovery and Resilience Fund, Missouri Foundation for Health, Incarnate Word Foundation, Regional Arts Commission, and Arts and Education Council PNC, and Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund.
StitchCast Studio is sponsored by City of St. Louis’ Youth at Risk Crime Prevention Grant of 2020, Steward Family Foundation, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund’s three year grant 2020-22, Arts and Education Council PNC Grant, and Missouri Foundation for Health.
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Copyright KP Dennis and Branden Lewis, 2018.
Recording Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2018.